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Topic: urb outfitt. smocked top help please!  (Read 784 times)
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« on: May 31, 2005 10:40:31 PM »



this top is from urban outfitters and it looks really simple to make, but i really dont know how to do the elastic part/does
 anyone knew how to make the elastic part of this top
like how do you sew it to look/be like that?
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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2005 11:14:11 PM »

This should help:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=4663.0  Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2005 06:12:58 PM »

thanks!
ok so you just put elastic thread on the fabric and then sew over it to keep it in place? how do you know the amount of space to leave between each line? or does it not matter?
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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2005 08:20:53 PM »

Yep, just cut the elastic to however tight you want it, plus a little bit extra to fold over itself. If you're using the thin round elastic, you don't want to catch the elastic in the sewing (except to secure the ends) - just zigzag over it. If you're using flat elastic, stretch it out evenly over the and zigzag directly onto it.

As for the space between lines, it's up to you really. I don't think it really makes much difference to anything. The pic looks like it's about 1-2cm.

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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2005 08:33:39 PM »

thanks so much! your help is so appreciated Smiley
im excited to make this top and wear it alll summer
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« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2005 08:38:08 PM »

No problem! 
I'd quite like to make something like that now too!!!  Cheesy
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